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Definition of Combative


  1. Disposed to engage in combat; pugnacious.

Combative Quotations

Man is by nature competitive, combative, ambitious, jealous, envious, and vengeful.
Arthur Keith

In making the jump from a local program to the showcase of a coast-to-coast broadcast, Ted Yates and I were determined to maintain the candid, sometimes combative style we'd introduced on 'Night Beat.' But that proved easier said than done.
Mike Wallace

I had a particular affinity for wrestling, and it did have a lot to do with being small and being combative - and being angry. And when you're small and you don't back down, you get in a lot of fights.
John Irving

I'm sorry if the following sounds combative and excessively personal, but that's my general style.
Ian Jackson

Skillful conversationalists can explore disagreements and make points in ways that feel constructive and positive rather than combative or corrective.
Gretchen Rubin
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Combative Translations

combative in German is kampflustig
combative in Hungarian is harcias
combative in Latin is pugnax
combative in Spanish is combativo
combative in Swedish is stridslysten

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